Not to be outdone by the machines, there was an abundance of new resins, compounds, and additives on the exhibit floor at NPE2012.
"There is more participation by resin manufacturers than we've seen in the last four or five NPEs, as these companies exhibit, host customer service centers, or sponsor special-interest initiatives such as our design competition," said SPI's Gene Sanders, Sr. VP, trade shows and conferences.
Sustainability seemed to be a key theme among many material suppliers. Here's a collection of various materials at NPE2012:
Plexiglas Rnew with NatureWorks' Ingeo biopolymer...